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article 23 December 2014 World
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Sony decides to show comedy film The Interview after all

Sony Pictures u-turns on its decision to pull parody film The Interview following a cyber attack blamed on North Korea - and now wants it released in cinemas on Christmas day.

article 23 December 2014 World, United States
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North Korea back online after internet blackout

North Korea suffers an internet outage for several hours before links were restored on Tuesday, but the US government refuses to say whether it is responsible.

article 22 December 2014 World, North Korea
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North Korea threatens attacks on US over Sony hacking

North Korea threatens the United States, calling it a "cesspool of terrorism" and accusing the Obama administration of being behind the satirical film The Interview.

article 22 December 2014 World, North Korea
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Hackers threaten South Korea nuclear firm

A threat is made to "stay away" from nuclear reactors in South Korea unless the government shuts three down before Christmas, after a cyber-attack on the power company running them.

video 20 December 2014 World, United States

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Sony capitulation to North Korea 'a wake-up call' - video

Everyone in business "has to be worried" about the cyber threat, if a country under strict sanctions like North Korea can force Sony to pull a film, says Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times.

article 20 December 2014 World, United States
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North Korea urges joint Sony hack inquiry

North Korea denies any involvement in the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures and offers to hold a joint inquiry with the United States.

article 18 December 2014 World, United States
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Sony cancels release of The Interview after hack threat

Sony Pictures scraps its comedy film based on the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, after embarrassing internal emails are leaked and further cyber hacks are threatened.

video 02 June 2014 UK

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How cyber criminals can steal your money - video

Cyber crime expert Don Smith shows Channel 4 News how criminals remotely get into your computer ("they almost certainly have better access to your computer than you do") in order to steal "hard cash".

article 05 March 2014 World, Ukraine
Both Russia and Ukraine are home to talented computer engineers (Reuters)
Ukraine suspects Russia as source of cyber attack on MPs

A cyber attack on Ukraine from inside the Russian-controlled Crimea region has hit the mobile phones of its members of parliament, the head of the country's security service says.